Fans may grow up, but we never let go of our favorite show, game, book or comic. When you’re a kid, you can pretty much walk around in a Spider-Man costume and no one will think otherwise. As an adult, it gets trickier.
Though we’re all for dressing up in costumes (104 days until Comic-Con!), sometimes we just want to go with something a little simpler. But Adult-like accessories can be harder to come by, if you’re not interested in wearing a plastic watch.
Never fear, these watches save the day. They’ll keep you stylish and on time, no matter where you are.
It’s unclear whether this watch can last 70 years frozen in ice, but you’ll certainly look as cool as Steve Rogers wearing it. The silicon band wraps around to fit a stainless steel caseback, but we won’t blame you if you tell all your friends it’s actually vibranium.
Price on ThinkGeek: $95.99
The Government might not support the Ministry of Silly Walks, but you can with this whimsical watch. John Cleese will always keep track of time for you in the silliest of ways. It’s water-resistant in case his awkward positions bring you to tears.
Price on ThinkGeek: $36.99
Keep the Triforce close without letting any dark lords know your secret. It won’t play the Song of Time for you, but it’s way more subtle and a efficient than a fairy following you around and screaming, “Hey! Listen!”
Price on Amazon: $43.99
Oh, is that your family crest? Muggles won’t suspect you’re up to mischief when they see this classic piece on your wrist. Just keep an eye out for Dementors. Also, Slytherins.
Price on ThinkGeek: $29.99
You’ll never lose track of timey-wimey with this classy wrist candy. The watch comes in TARDIS blue, with Gallifreyan script featured on the face. Collectors will appreciate a unique serial number that comes with this one-of-a-kind gift.
Price on ThinkGeek: $199.99
Let enemies know that you work for Nick Fury in a subtle way, with this classy S.H.I.E.L.D. watch. It comes in sleek metal, or durable silicon for super active agents.
Star Wars may unleash your inner-child, but sometimes you might not want your outer-child to show. In those times, either use the Force, or go with this classy watch. Or both.
Price on Amazon: $27.72
Travel through the present with this Back to the Future flux capacitor watch. It won’t actually take you back or forward, but the LCD screen flashes lights and you have to count them to track time, which might make it pass by faster.
Price on ThinkGeek: $49.99
9) Batman watch
Celebrate 75 years of the Dark Knight with this special anniversary-edition watch. Only 500 of these stainless steel timepieces were made, and it comes in a special, full-color box celebrating all of Batman’s extensive history.
Price on Amazon: $229.95
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